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carbides (kar´bīdz),

n 1. in chemistry, carbon binary compounds with strong electron-releasing properties.
2. mixtures of carbon with at least one heavy metal. E.g., the bur, or metal alloy bit, of a dental drill has a composition of tungsten carbide.
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After tempering, some carbides could precipitate from martensite; consequently, the amount of C and alloyed elements decreases; hence the diffraction peak of martensite deviates to higher angle.
Mitsubishi Materials is a major world manufacturer of Tungsten Carbide cutting tools, excelling in the manufacturing process control of the raw material (powder) to final product.
Effective cleaning plays a vital role in the manufacturing process as C4 Carbides Project Engineer, Simon Peckham, explains.
The edge of the plate showed the effects of very rapid cooling and solidification with fine Type D graphite with massive carbides in a pearlitic matrix.
The primary failure mode in the cleaner material was a combination of inclusion and carbide based.
High-temperature corrosion/oxidation has been shown to be a major contributor to the wear of tungsten carbide when machining medium density fiber-board (MDF) (Stewart 1992).
In general, these materials are composed of the carbides of tungsten, titanium, tantalum or some combination of these, sintered or cemented in a matrix binder, usually cobalt.
In addition to silicon carbide, the researchers produced titanium, niobium, iron, and boron carbide rods, reports Charles M.
Fueled by the demand from such downstream sectors as PV, LED, and ceramics, China's silicon carbide output substantially increased in 2010 to 1.
All these carbide types are used in hard facing, where the proportion and type of the various carbides has a decisive influence on the overall properties of the applied facings (Fig.
Sintered tungsten carbides have a thermal expansion coefficient that typically ranges from 4.